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Directions to Galveston Cruise Terminal and Parking Lots

Note: For transportation options to the Bayport Cruise Terminal, click here.

If you’re sailing from Galveston, you can’t start your trip without getting there first!

All cruises embark at the Port of Galveston. The port is located on the northern end of the island, at the intersection of Harborside Drive and 25th Street. Of course, you’ll be able to see the ships from a distance. The port is approximately 50 miles from downtown Houston, 40 miles from Hobby Airport, and 70 miles from Bush Intercontinental Airport. If driving, expect the trip to take about one hour from Hobby Airport and two hours from Intercontinental Airport.

Here is a map showing the location of the port relative to the island:

Galveston cruise terminal map
Directions to the Galveston Cruise Terminal from Houston:

1. Take I-45 South (Gulf Freeway) to Galveston.
2. From I-45 South, take the Harborside Drive exit.
3. You will come to a major intersection after about 1/5 of a mile (Teichman Road). Turn left.
4. This road turns into Harborside Drive. You will take Harborside all the way to the port.
5. The port is located at the intersection of Harborside Drive and 25th Street.

The Port of Galveston address is 2502 Harborside Drive, Galveston, Texas 77550.

Not driving a car? Want to know about other ways to get to the Galveston port? Visit this link to read about all the other options of reaching the Galveston cruise terminal without driving.